For millennia, survival depended upon storing up extra fat for the winter. With all of our biology geared up for weight gain, how do you get through the holidays without packing on an additional five to ten pounds? It’s not as hard as you think. And won’t it feel great to start the New Year free of the usual girth that so many people resolve to get rid of in January?
My Relationship with Exercise When I was writing about exercise for The Wisdom of Menopause, my then 74-year-old mother was leading a group of women on a hiking expedition in the Adirondacks. Most of the women were in their thirties. The day before my mother started her expedition, she mowed the huge lawn on the […]